Woman Arrested And Charged With Murder In Garland


Garland police are investigating the death of a 57 year old woman murdered Saturday.
Officers responded to a call on the 800 block of La Prada Dr around 12:30pm.
Upon arrival officers found the victim Lorita Batiste,57 unresponsive inside an apartment with physical marks on her body.
They also found another female, Trametria Baldwin,33, inside the apartment. She also appeared to have physical marks on her body.
Batiste was transported to an area hospital where she died from her injuries.
Authorities believe Baldwin was visiting Batiste and the two got into an argument that turned physical, during that time officers believe Baldwin killed Batiste.
Baldwin was arrested and charged with murder. Her bond set at $500,000.
Dallas County Medical Examiners will perform an autopsy to determine the actual cause of death.


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